15 letter words whose second letter is R

Arboriculturist (n.) One who cultivates trees.

Archchamberlain (n.) A chief chamberlain; -- an officer of the old German empire, whose office was similar to that of the great chamberlain in England.

Archiepiscopacy (n.) That form of episcopacy in which the chief power is in the hands of archbishops.

Archiepiscopacy (n.) The state or dignity of an archbishop.

Archiepiscopate (n.) The office of an archbishop; an archbishopric.

Architectonical (a.) Pertaining to a master builder, or to architecture; evincing skill in designing or construction; constructive.

Architectonical (a.) Relating to the systemizing of knowledge.

Aristotelianism () The philosophy of Aristotle, otherwise called the Peripatetic philosophy.

Arterialization (n.) The process of converting venous blood into arterial blood during its passage through the lungs, oxygen being absorbed and carbonic acid evolved; -- called also aeration and hematosis.

Brachioganoidei (n. pl.) An order of ganoid fishes of which the bichir of Africa is a living example. See Crossopterygii.

Brachycephalous (a.) Having the skull short in proportion to its breadth; shortheaded; -- in distinction from dolichocephalic.

Brachycephalism (n.) The state or condition of being brachycephalic; shortness of head.

Brachystochrone (n.) A curve, in which a body, starting from a given point, and descending solely by the force of gravity, will reach another given point in a shorter time than it could by any other path. This curve of quickest descent, as it is sometimes called, is, in a vacuum, the same as the cycloid.

Branchiostegous (a.) Branchiostegal.

Breakbone fever () See Dengue.

Bristle-pointed (a.) Terminating in a very fine, sharp point, as some leaves.

Brothers-in-law (pl. ) of Brother-in-law

Brunswick black () See Japan black.

Brunswick green () An oxychloride of copper, used as a green pigment; also, a carbonate of copper similarly employed.

Credit mobilier () A joint stock company, formed for general banking business, or for the construction of public works, by means of loans on personal estate, after the manner of the credit foncier on real estate. In practice, however, this distinction has not been strictly observed.

Crincum-crancum (n.) A twist; a whimsey or whim.

Cross-examining (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Cross-examine

Crossopterygian (a.) Of or pertaining to the Crossopterygii.

Crossopterygian (n.) One of the Crossopterygii.

Crustaceologist (n.) One versed in crustaceology; a crustalogist.

Crustaceousness (n.) The state or quality of being crustaceous or having a crustlike shell.

Cryptographical (a.) Relating to cryptography; written in secret characters or in cipher, or with sympathetic ink.

Crystallization (n.) The act or process by which a substance in solidifying assumes the form and structure of a crystal, or becomes crystallized.

Crystallization (n.) The body formed by crystallizing; as, silver on precipitation forms arborescent crystallizations.

Crystallography (n.) The doctrine or science of crystallization, teaching the system of forms among crystals, their structure, and their methods of formation.

Crystallography (n.) A discourse or treatise on crystallization.

Draughtsmanship (n.) The office, art, or work of a draughtsman.

Dromaeognathous (a.) Having the structure of the palate like that of the ostrich and emu.

Fragmentariness (n.) The quality or property of being in fragnebts, or broken pieces, incompleteness; want of continuity.

Frankfort black () A black pigment used in copperplate printing, prepared by burning vine twigs, the lees of wine, etc.

Granitification (n.) The act or the process of forming into granite.

Graves' disease () Same as Basedow's disease.

Irreconcilement (n.) The state or quality of being unreconciled; disagreement.

Irredeemability (n.) The state or quality of being irredeemable; irredeemableness.

Irrefragability (n.) The quality or state of being irrefragable; incapability of being refuted.

Irreligiousness (n.) The state or quality of being irreligious; ungod

Irreparableness (n.) Quality of being irreparable.

Irrepealability (n.) The quality or state of being irrepealable.

Irreprehensible (a.) Not reprehensible; blameless; innocent.

Irrepresentable (a.) Not capable of being represented or portrayed.

Irresistibility (n.) The quality or state of being irrestible, irresistibleness.

Irresolubleness (n.) The state or quality of being irresoluble; insolubility.

Irresolvability (n.) The quality of being irresolvable; irresolvableness.

Irreversibility (n.) The state or quality of being irreversible; irreversibleness.

Organographical (a.) Of or pertaining to organography.

Ornithichnology (n.) The branch of science which treats of ornithichnites.

Ornithorhynchus (n.) See Duck mole, under Duck.

Orphanotrophism (n.) The care and support of orphans.

Orthodoxastical (a.) Orthodox.

Pragmaticalness (n.) The quality or state of being pragmatical.

Preacquaintance (n.) Previous acquaintance or knowledge.

Preapprehension (n.) An apprehension or opinion formed before examination or knowledge.

Precipitability (n.) The quality or state of being precipitable.

Precipitantness (n.) The quality or state of being precipitant; precipitation.

Preconsolidated (a.) Consolidated beforehand.

Predeliberation (n.) Previous deliberation.

Predeterminable (a.) Capable of being determined beforehand.

Preexistimation (n.) Previous esteem or estimation.

Preraphaelitism (n.) The doctrine or practice of a school of modern painters who profess to be followers of the painters before Raphael. Its adherents advocate careful study from nature, delicacy and minuteness of workmanship, and an exalted and delicate conception of the subject.

Presbyterianism (n.) That form of church government which invests presbyters with all spiritual power, and admits no prelates over them; also, the faith and polity of the Presbyterian churches, taken collectively.

Prestidigitator (n.) One skilled in legerdemain or sleight of hand; a juggler.

Preterimperfect (a. & n.) Old name of the tense also called imperfect.

Preternaturally (adv.) In a preternatural manner or degree.

Prezygapophyses (pl. ) of Prezygapophysis

Prezygapophysis (n.) An anterior zygapophysis.

Prittle-prattle (n.) Empty talk; trifling loquacity; prattle; -- used in contempt or ridicule.

Probationership (n.) The state of being a probationer; novitiate.

Processionalist (n.) One who goes or marches in a procession.

Procrastinating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Procrastinate

Procrastination (n.) The act or habit of procrastinating, or putting off to a future time; delay; dilatoriness.

Procrastinatory (a.) Of or pertaining to procrastination; dilatory.

Procreativeness (n.) The power of generating.

Procrusteanized (imp. & p. p.) of Procrusteanize

Professionalism (n.) The following of a profession, sport, etc., as an occupation; -- opposed to amateurism.

Professionalist (n.) professional person.

Professorialism (n.) The character, manners, or habits of a professor.

Prognosticating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Prognosticate

Prognostication (n.) The act of foreshowing or foretelling something future by present signs; prediction.

Prognostication (n.) That which foreshows; a foretoken.

Promiscuousness (n.) The quality or state of being promiscuous.

Promorphologist (n.) One versed in the science of promorphology.

Pronunciamiento (n.) See Pronunciamento.

Properispomenon (n.) A word which has the circumflex accent on the penult.

Propheticalness (n.) The quality or state of being prophetical; power or capacity to foretell.

Proportionality (n.) The state of being in proportion.

Proportionating (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Proportionate

Proportionately (adv.) In a proportionate manner; with due proportion; proportionally.

Proscriptionist (n.) One who proscribes.

Prosobranchiata (n. pl.) The highest division, or subclass, of gastropod mollusks, including those that have the gills situated anteriorly, or forward of the heart, and the sexes separate.

Prospectiveness (n.) Quality of being prospective.

Prothyalosomata (pl. ) of Pro thyalosoma

Provincializing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Provincialize

Provocativeness (n.) Quality of being provocative.

Trachelorrhaphy (n.) The operation of sewing up a laceration of the neck of the uterus.

Tracheobranchia (n.) One of the gill-like breathing organs of certain aquatic insect larvae. They contain tracheal tubes somewhat similar to those of other insects.

Trades-unionist (n.) Alt. of Trade-unionist

Tranquilization (n.) Alt. of Tranquillization

Trancscendental (a.) Supereminent; surpassing others; as, transcendental being or qualities.

Trancscendental (a.) In the Kantian system, of or pertaining to that which can be determined a priori in regard to the fundamental principles of all human knowledge. What is transcendental, therefore, transcends empiricism; but is does not transcend all human knowledge, or become transcendent. It simply signifies the a priori or necessary conditions of experience which, though affording the conditions of experience, transcend the sphere of that contingent knowledge which is acquired by experie

Trancscendental (a.) Vaguely and ambitiously extravagant in speculation, imagery, or diction.

Transelementate (v. t.) To change or transpose the elements of; to transubstantiate.

Transferability (n.) The quality or state of being transferable.

Transferography (n.) The act or process of copying inscriptions, or the like, by making transfers.

Transfiguratien (n.) A change of form or appearance; especially, the supernatural change in the personal appearance of our Savior on the mount.

Transfiguratien (n.) A feast held by some branches of the Christian church on the 6th of August, in commemoration of the miraculous change above mentioned.

Transgressional (a.) Of pertaining to transgression; involving a transgression.

Transliteration (n.) The act or product of transliterating, or of expressing words of a language by means of the characters of another alphabet.

Transmutability (n.) The quality of being transmutable.

Transplantation (n.) The act of transplanting, or the state of being transplanted; also, removal.

Transplantation (n.) The removal of tissues from a healthy part, and the insertion of them in another place where there is a lesion; as, the transplantation of tissues in autoplasty.

Transplantation (n.) The removal of a bodily organ or of tissues from one person, and the insertion of them into another person to replace a damaged organ or tissue; as, the transplantation of a heart, kidney, or liver.

Transpositional (a.) Of or pertaining to transposition; involving transposition.

Triacontahedral (a.) Having thirty sides.

Trigonometrical () Of or pertaining to trigonometry; performed by the rules of trigonometry.

Trumpet-tongued (a.) Having a powerful, far-reaching voice or speech.

Uraniscorrhaphy (n.) Suture of the palate. See Staphyloraphy.

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